Technology for Tomorrow

Solray is a solar water heating device that heats water up to 83ºC, increasing its safety to drinking, cooking, and washing.

Product description Brand name and product description

Discontinued in 2012, SolRay is a solar water heater device that heats water up to 83ºC, making it drinkable, safe to cook and wash by eliminating voltaic cells from the water. The product was developed by Technology for Tomorrow (t4t)’s workforce based in Kampala (Uganda) and distributed across Uganda until 2012.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

1,800 USD including installation labor but excluding transport, plumbing materials, and cold water reservoir.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

A direct competitor of this product is the Solvatten Solar Safe Water Heater.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Off-grid schools, organizations, and communities.

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